Charles Randell CBE Stepping Down as Chair of UK Financial Conduct Authority10/15/2021The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has issued a press release announcing that its current chair, Charles Randell CBE, will be resigning early from his position in Spring 2022. Mr. Randell wrote to the Chancellor informing him of the decision to step down as chair of the FCA and the Payment Systems Regulator. Mr. Randell has been Chair of the FCA and PSR since April 1, 2018. The resignation comes just 10 days after the FCA was provided with a preliminary report by the Financial Regulators Complaints Commission concerning the FCA's handling of the London Capital & Finance scandal, which is due to be published in the next month and has been reported by the press to be critical of the FCA.
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